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. charlie dagada reports from the capital, kabul. >> reporter: afghan sources tell cbs news a suicide bomber approached a joint patrol between afghan and coalition forces in eastern afghanistan before detonating his explosive vest. a coalition spokesman has confirmed that three nato service members have been killed. they won't release the nationalities pending notification of the next of kin. that's the policy. it is in an area patrolled almost exclusively by u.s. forces. at least ten afghan police and civilians were killed in the attack that the taliban has already claimed responsibility for. this comes after an incident over the weekend where it appears that u.s. soldiers and afghan soldiers got into a fire fight at a check point southwest of kabul. an american soldier and an american civilian were killed in that attack along with three afghan soldiers. it is still under investigation. but what it underlines is the challenges and difficulties of u.s. soldiers working alongside armed afghan soldiers and police on the battlefield. we joined a team of u.s. soldiers at a check point in a volat
to give you a sense of what is coming. charlie will be up in a moment and he will give you his take on last night's debate and give us some colorful insight on what we can expect between now and november and possible outcomes for november. he will be joined by two guests, who will join him to offer their perspective on the debate and also the upcoming elections. we are grateful to all of our participants this morning. and it will take questions, so please think about what you will ask. we also invite you to join the conversation via twitter. we welcome your thoughts and insights to their as well. if he would not mind silencing your cell phones, it would help us immensely. we are able to gather under the generosity of united technologies. it is a diversified company comprised of several well-known brands known to many of you. utc has been a wonderful partner with national journal. they also a partner with us on congressional connection poll, which we conduct while congress is in session to get a sense of what is going on outside of washington and bring that news here. you can be info
items to give you a sense of what is coming. charlie will be up in a moment. he will give us is take on last night's debate. guests, be joined by two ga who will also offer their perspectives on the debate and the upcoming election. we are grateful to all of the participants this evening. please think about what you would like to ask. we will be handed out microphones and you will be able to ask questions. you can also ask questions on twitter. we welcome thought and insight on there as well. finally, if you would not mind silencing your cell phones, it would help immensely. we are able to gather this morning things to the generosity and underwriting support of united technologies. it is a very diversified country comprised of several well-known brands and to many of you. utc has been a wonderful partner with national journal. this is a charlie cook again this year. we conducted a poll while congress was in session and the information here. as readers, you can be informed via utc. i want to say thank you to the entire team at utc for partnering with us on this event and the congressi
morning. why this resurgence? >> you know there's something ironic here, charlie which is you have to watch out what you watch for. events in pakistan have become so dangerous in al qaeda because of the drone strikes and the ability to locate them and take them out. a lot of al qaeda members because there's very little command and control left within the organization have found their way back to afghanistan and to the taliban who can put them to work and as we just heard from lara logan's taliban interviewee, they are doing that. >> and bringing skills they don't have. >> that's right. at a much higher level, honed after years of practice. >> we had these attacks over the weekend and again this morning. at the white house, john brennan who is the head of the counterterrorism said as recently as april al qaeda is a shadow of itself, morale is low. al qaeda was decimated in afghanistan. does that still hold true? >> it's all true. and i think one of the problems we have is we want all the lines to be neat. we want the taliban to be in their box and al qaeda to be in their box and sam
, "smashed" an alcoholic school teacher decide to get sober. >> the plot, the couple, kate, charlie, they share a lot of things but maybe their common bond is drinking. she decides to get sober. leads to a series of event. an intimate look at their relationship and family life. joining us to talk more about the movie, getting a ton of great press and good buzz, one and only director of the movie james ponsoldt. thank you for being here. >> appreciate you having me. >> good to have a live human on "insomniac theater." what was the motivation for the movie? >> "smashed" started as a conversation between myself and susan burke, co-writer, sharing stories of things we had done when we were drunk if i have a lot. she has more the a wonderfully hilarious comedian, sober, stopped drinking in her early 20s. going to aa. experiences events were inspired by her own life. >> you have an all-star cast. >> yeah, really amazing cast. we have aaron paul, mary elizabeth winsett, nick offerman, megan mulaney. who is his wife who everyone knows as well as mary kay place who everyone knows. >> how did
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